Jomo Johnson, seminary graduate and founder of Church for Black Men in Washington, DC shares about his publishing experiences and creative efforts to interact with his reading audience. This is a companion interview with a longer conversation with Jomo about planting house churches. That podcast can be found at the Church of the Heart Podcast.
Timothy Jones is our only author of young adult fiction. Today, Dan and Tim talk about the journey of writing a novel for youthful readers. This book has the distinction of being based on a historical record that suggests that dinosaurs may not be so far removed from our own time than once thought. Time Funnels is a great book for those who want to invite their young readers on an adventure that suggests an alternative to the history that is commonly taught.
Two Worlds Media is proud to announce the release of Calvin and Julie Tadema’s new title, Learn From Me – Strategies and Patterns in Transformative Healing Prayer. This book is a sequel to Calvin’s last book, Heal Me O Lord. Both of these titles provide important insights into healing prayer and intercession.
Today’s guest is Kathryn Deering, former managing editor at a large Christian publisher. Presently, Kathy freelances from her home in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This episode deals with common mistakes that indie writer/publishers make. Have you made any of them? Or are you making them right now? Listen in and see.
If you would like to contact our guest with questions or to seek information about her services, contact us here at Two Worlds Media.
An interview with Michael Munk and Adam McInturf of Windows Booksellers and Wipf & Stock Publishers. This episode introduces a publisher which specializes in academic and scholarly works but also serves indie publishers of literary fiction and even poetry. This interview discusses an aspect of indie publishing that often goes unnoticed and the history of indie publishing in an academic setting.
Dan interviews Ralph Polendo, creator of Quoir a self-publishing service and small publishing company. In this dialogue, Ralph talks about his journey into the publishing world, and into what he calls “organic church.” For his publishing company, Ralph uses Lightning Source/Ingram Spark for the books they publish. He spends some time explaining how those services differ from CreateSpace, an Amazon company, which many self-publishers use. Today’s guest describes a company that evaluates and selects books with an eye for quality and substance.
Kia Cross, is a health care professional and a writer–in that order. Her book is titled Blue – The Calling. In this interview, she confesses to being reluctant to write for anyone else to read, a feeling with which many of us who love the written word can identify. Kiah talks about her work with vulnerable children in her family and around the world, as well as her passion for words and story. This guest is the first fiction writer we’ve had on the podcast and the first author we’ve interviewed who has used a self-publishing service, an experience that may be helpful to listeners who are considering a similar choice.
An interview with Richard Jacobson, author of Unchurching: Christianity Without Churchianity. Richard describes his journey as a self-published author of his first book. He talks about the motivation for his work as well as some of the tools he used, and strategies for marketing. Richard is from Nashville, TN where he is a part of what he calls an “unchurched community.”
An interview with Dick Williams, author of The Transforming Power of the Keys of the Kingdom – Unlocking the Process of a New Testament Conversion. Learn about the author’s journey through the Jesus movement of the 70s, involvement with the house churches in Great Britain and the importance of applying the elementary principles of Hebrews to our life in Christ. Mentioned in this Episode: